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Maginness: Sanction against Gerry Kelly should be proportional

SDLP Justice spokesperson and North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness has said the proposed sanction by Stormont’s Standards and Privileges Committee of a five-day suspension against Gerry Kelly MLA on the basis that he accepted and formal reprimand from the PSNI is not proportional. The SDLP have signed a Petition of Concern to ensure a cross-community vote on the issue.
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Eastwood welcomes Altnagelvin A&E redesign

SDLP MLA Colum Eastwood has welcomed the approval of a £500,000 refurbishment project for Altnagelvin's Accident and Emergency Department.
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Durkan condemns attack on McGuinness’ car

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has condemned those responsible for an attack on the ministerial car of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness outside his home in Derry at the weekend, he has also hit out at local councillor Gary Donnelly’s claims on radio this morning that it was a “British ministerial car in the Bogside”.
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Durkan calls for independent international investigation into Ballymurphy massacre

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has supported a parliamentary motion at Westminster calling for an independent international investigation into the 1971 Ballymurphy Massacre (when 11 people were shot dead by British paratroopers in West Belfast only five months before Bloody Sunday).
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Cunningham: Shock and sadness at death of child in Ballycastle

SDLP Ballycastle Councillor Donal Cunningham has expressed his sympathy following the tragic death of a seven-years-old local boy yesterday evening.
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